About the speakers

Ryan Purchase

Ryan Purchase

Track:
2
Time:
15:00 - 16:00
Talk Topic
How we implemented a unified, federated search engine using Drupal, Apache Solr and some Node.js sauce
Summary

How we implemented a unified, federated search engine using Drupal, Apache Solr and some Node.js sauce.

This talk aims to walk the audience through how we implemented an ambitious multi-site search system for our Drupal based “Site Building Platform.” We’ll take a look at our goals, some of the challenges we faced, what we achieved and how we did it.

About

Ryan Purchase is a full-stack web developer working with the web development team at e-Government for Citizens (Western Cape Government). Ryan is unicorn with experience in graphic design, programming and business. He is continually learning and taking on new challenges from founding and running his own agency to working with government. Ryan takes Drupal development practices to the next level with automated testing, custom configuration tools, and Agile insights.